Active Directory


Permissions, access rights, and privileges: Active Directory and Azure Active Directory

Permissions, access controls, user rights, or privileges define what an identity can see or do in an organization. These terms are often used interchangeably based on context, and essentially perform the same function—granting or denying access to the resources in an enterprise.


Monitoring Applications That Use Azure ADFS

ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) is a solution from Microsoft for single sign-on (SSO) functionality. It is used by organizations that have their users on Windows Servers to provide authentication and authorization to web-based applications or services outside the organization. ADFS implements federated identity and claim-based access control to authenticate and authorize users, thus maintaining security.


Securing Azure Active Directory from PowerShell abuse

Malware attacks are evolving and once common tactics are becoming a thing of the past. Attack strategies, like using a third-party hacking program or injecting viruses from external sources, are almost obsolete as they leave a distinct footprint. Most antimalware tools can now detect the presence of a foreign program or device and immediately block them.


DataSource Spotlight: Proactive Visibility of LDAP Security

At LogicMonitor, we believe our platform enables our customers to See More, Know More, and Do More, to keep up with the rapid pace of change in business today. The following is an interesting use case that illustrates how LogicMonitor can provide quick insight to enable modern IT teams to work proactively and perform at maximum operational efficiency.